The City of London is a borough located in a central area in London. It is one of 32 boroughs in the Greater London area and it has been noted as one of the most unchanged cities since the Middle Ages, and the medieval presence is still high in the area. It is often called “The City” or “Square Mile”. These names come about as The City of London is just over one square mile in size. Although it was once a central part of London it now only a small part of the larger city but it is one of great importance and has been for centuries.
The City of London is a major financial and business centre. It is ranked as high as New York City for its business and financial aspects and has been linked with this great force since the 19th century. Despite having a population of only 11,000 people, there are more than 316,000 people who work in City of London. Most of these people work in a financial sector, with the western side of the City focusing on legal professions, as this is where the courts are situated.
The London Stock Exchange, Bank of England and Lloyd’s of London all have headquarters in London, and there are more than 500 banks in the City. London is also one of the world’s greatest foreign exchange markets with around $1.85 trillion of the $3.98 trillion daily global turnover coming from the City of London.
There are a total of 25 wards making up The City of London. The boundaries of the City are marked by black bollards that bear the emblem of the City and at major entrances a dragon boundary is the marker. Many of the world’s biggest and best law firms are also found within the City and if you spend time in this part of the city you need to be prepared for the hustle and bustle of the area.
Staying in this part of London means that some of the city’s main tourist attractions such as the Royal Palaces, the parks and all of the great shopping facilities are within easy reach. Travelling is easy with the Tube and the bus services and if you want to have a night out then you can just pop out to the theatre and enjoy a meal and a drink afterwards.
When you are in City of London you need to be ready for what the day could bring. Sleeping on a memory foam mattress will help you prepare for the days with great sleep every night. Memory foam mattresses are constructed of soft materials which mould to the shape of your body. Hypnia memory foam products relieve pressure points on the body, relieving stresses of the body. Most mattresses do not have this ability. Sleeping on a memory foam mattress will help you to wake up feeling refreshed and free of aches and pains, and if you don’t already own one, it is time you did.